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Gold braid

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posted on 27.10.2021, 15:32 by Helena HamerowHelena Hamerow
Small pieces of gold braid. 28 pieces of narrow pattern (A), and a single piece of a slightly wider pattern (B). A - lengths 18, 18, 18, 16, 15, 15, 14, 14, 14, 13, 13, 10, 9, 8, 5, 5, 5, 4, 4, 2 and some unravelled pieces and scraps. Total length of A is over 25cm, plus B. Width of A is 3-4mm, B is 5mm. Gold rather bright yellow. Pattern of zig-zags and crosses. B zig zag and steps.

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Grave ID

Sarre Grave 94

Object ID

Sar94_braid

Catalogue Number

KAS 366a

Material

gold (Sonia Hawkes Material Notes; gold) (Antiquarian Material; gold)

Complete Keyword List (Including Alternatives)

gold braid (Sonia Hawkes Keyword; gold braid) (Antiquarian Keyword; gold braid)

Status

extant

Location

Maidstone Museum

Collection

Kent Archaeological Society

Category ID

textile

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